Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Hanukkah (Jewish)

December 18, 2022 - December 26, 2022

Hanukkah, also known as HanukahChanukah, and Chanukkah can be spelled many different ways in English. It is an eight-day celebration known as the Festival of Lights marked by the lighting of candles using a special candle holder called a menorah or chanukiah. This holiday is where Jews celebrate their victory over a tyrant Greco-Syrian king and the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem. As the story goes, a small quantity of oil to light the Temple’s menorah miraculously lasted eight days. Traditions include a game involving spinning dreidels (tops), eating potato latkes (pancakes) and other oily foods, and gift giving.

More Information

Holiday Greeting: Happy Hanukkah!

Commonly observed by synagogue attendance, community or family gatherings.


December 18, 2022
December 26, 2022
Event Categories:
, ,

Golden Rule

"In everything, do to others what you would have them do to you. For this sums up the law and the prophets."

- Matthew 7:12